Common name:Gloriosa Daisy Goldilocks
Botanical name:Rudbeckia hirta 'Goldilocks'
This biennial will grow 3'-4' tall and 1.5' wide. It has dark green leaves with yellow gold flowers that bloom in summer and fall.
Common name:Dahlia (assorted)
Botanical name:Dahlia X hybrida
This perennial can grow up to 5' tall and produces full, large blooms that do well in the sun or light shade. Plant it only in shady locations for water conservation consideration.
Common name:White Gaura
Botanical name:Gaura lindheimeri
White Gaura is a profusely flowering perennial for all zones; it grows 2'-4' high. It has pink buds that open to showy white flowers in spring and fall. It needs full sun and is drought tolerant.
Common name:Society Garlic
Botanical name:Tulbaghia violacea
This clumping perennial will grow less than 1' tall and has narrow, blue green leaves. Clusters of lavender flowers bloom in spring and summer. Leaves and flowers have a distinct onion or garlic smell if crushed.
Common name:Yarrow Moonshine
Botanical name:Achillea 'Moonshine'
Pale yellow flowers appear to float on long, slender stems. Leaves are green to gray-green leaves, which are flatter and less divided than those of the Achillea millefolium. Yarrows propagate easily from rooted cuttings or division, which should be perfo Yarrows propagate easily from rooted cuttings or division, which should be performed in the early spring or fall. Following bloom, one should dead head the plant and divide the clumps when it appears crowded.
Common name:Evergreen Watsonia, Bugle Lily
Botanical name:Watsonia pillansii
Watsonia pillansii is a beautiful perennial that grows 2'-3' tall. It does better in full sun. The orange or red-orange flowers are up to 2" across and bloom from spring through fall. These bulb plants have green foliage that are long, sword-shaped and erect. These are low maintenance plants.
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Maintain a two to four inch layer of mulch on the soil surface to reduce weeds, infiltrate rain water, and reduce compaction.
Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.